From Krakow to Warsaw by train
- City trip
- 4, 6 or 8 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
City-hop between two Polish cities, with breakfast, 1st class train transfer & more
Warsaw's modern flair meets the medieval feeling of Kraków's old city centre, so you don't have to choose between the two with this trip. Between them, the ultra-modern capital of Warsaw and the traditional cultural city of Krakow offer you everything you could want from an exciting city break. You will also visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum on a dedicated excursion, over which a guide will show you around this reverent place. With 1st class train travel from Mazovia to Lesser Poland, you can enjoy the picturesque landscapes of Poland as they roll by, whilst making your way between destinations. "All aboard!" this city-hopping adventure to Poland.
- Krakow and Warsaw: 4, 6 or 8 nights
- Excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
- 1st class train journey from Krakow to Warsaw
We work with our trusted partners in the region to offer you the best possible stay.
When you plan your trip, after you've selected a date, we will show you all the information about the hotels you will be staying at.
Benefits of all the hotels
- 24 hours front desk
- Luggage storage
- Free Wifi
Day 1 & 2: The magical cultural city of Krakow
Welcome to Krakow. You start your trip in the second largest city in Poland and will spend either 2, 3 or 4 nights here (depending on the duration of your trip). With the enchanting Wawel Castle, which towers high above the city, Kraków looks as if it's been lifted straight from a fairy tale…
Day 3 & 4: The modern capital of Warsaw
After a few exciting days in Krakow, you'll travel by 1st class train to the country's capital - Warsaw. During the 2-3 hour train ride you can enjoy the views over the Polish countryside, before "Cześć Warsaw!" (Hello Warsaw!). Let yourself drift through the beautiful centre o…
Excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
During this excursion you will visit one of the most famous concentration camps in the world: the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. In this camp, about 1.5 million people died under the Nazi regime. First you will see a documentary about the history of concentration camps in Poland. Next, head to Auschwitz I, which served as the administrative centre for the entire camp. Here you get a guided tour for 2 hours by an English-speaking museum guide. Then you will be taken to Auschwitz II - Birkenau, which is about 2 kilometres away. This part served as a concentration camp and thus includes gas chambers and crematoriums.
The excursion lasts approximately 7-8 hours and takes place on Day 2 of your trip. It is not recommended for children under 14 years old. You will be picked up from your hotel at around 8am and return at around 4-4.30pm.
- Transfers from the airport to the hotel and back
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.
Maximum 3 people per room (3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child).
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 12 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed.
It is possible to arrange a cot during this trip for free. Contact customer service to make an enquiry.
Pets are not permitted on this trip.
For the bus transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, please refer to your vouchers, which you will receive at least 5 days before your trip.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
The national currency of Poland is the Polish złoty (PLN).
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.
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